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Volume 22 - Number 20

September 28, 2018

Downloads Available: Bank/Thrift MSR Trends: 2Q18

MSR Values Up Again in 2Q18, But Bank Footprint Continued to Shrink

Commercial banks and savings institutions valued their mortgage-servicing rights at historically high levels at the end of the second quarter, even as industry leaders continued to pull back from the sector. A new Inside Mortgage Trends analysis of call-report data reveals that the industry serviced $3.563 trillion of single-family mortgages for other investors, usually loans held in mortgage-backed securities trusts. The industry total servicing for others was down ... [Includes one data chart]

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